Date / Time
Date(s) - November 18, 2021
11:30 am - 12:30 pm


Federal Efforts to Achieve Health Equity in Rural Communities



Nov 18, 2021 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM ET




Learn about federal efforts to achieve health equity in rural America. Panelists will present on strategies the Administration is taking to prioritize health equity and eliminate disparities in health access, policy, and practice.

Panelists will include:

  • Diana Espinosa, Acting Administrator, HRSA
  • Catherine Oakar, Special Assistant to the President for Community Public Health and Disparities, White House Domestic Policy Council
  • Tom Morris, Associate Administrator, Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, HRSA
  • Dr. LaShawn McIver, Director, Office of Minority Health, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Dr. Loretta Christensen (PDF – 196 KB), Chief Medical Officer, Indian Health Service

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